Category: Fitness

Workout inspiration

A couple years ago, my then-winter boo and I were hanging out at his place — as winter boos do on an especially cold winter evening. Snuggling on the couch, we started watching “The Biggest Loser.” I got so into the show that when he fell asleep, I found more episodes on demand and kept…

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A slight addiction

It’s Workout Wednesday! Let’s talk about workout attire. I remember exactly when it happened. I was taking yoga in New York’s Fashion District. Imagine immaculately dressed fashion models and designers in yoga class. Cute hair. Cute clothes. Cute pedicures. I was there, too. Dressed in my usual cropped running tights and t-shirt. Hair in a…

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Work it

https://twitter.com/candacenelson/status/489914743394541568 Years ago, my aunt, the massage therapist, told me that your muscles are like Play-Doh. When they’re not worked, they get stiff. If you start massaging them and moving them, they become soft and pliable again. I have a desk job, which makes it really hard not to get stiff. I make a point…

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Don’t be boring

One thing I learned in my 20 weeks of Spanish class was “soy aburrida,” which means “I’m the boring kind of person.” My biggest fear is leading a boring life. In fact, I’ve instructed some close friends to shoot me if/when the most exciting thing I have to talk about is a trip to Target.…

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Get to stepping

Bougie alerted me that yesterday’s post did not publish properly, so it’s Workout Thursday instead. Happy #Workout Wednesday! Today let’s talk about the benefits of walking. I live in New York City. I walk a ton. I easily get the recommended 10,000 steps a day, right? Wrong! It’s harder than you’d think! My commute is…

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Getting motivated

This #WorkoutWednesday, it’s all about finding motivation during the worst month of the year. Another round of snow is threatening to dump on New York tomorrow, so I’m making sure I get to the gym tonight. It’s been a long, harsh winter. For being the shortest month, February sure is hanging around longer than it…

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Best Month Ever

It’s so easy to get caught up in what’s wrong, and when I do that, I write a post like this sad December one. When a polar vortex is hitting New York and I have the option to work from home, it’s easy to get stuck in my four walls. That’s not a good place…

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